Despite some challenging weather Cowes, enjoyed another successful regatta

Cowes week winners

Suzanne and Alan share this annual roundup of activities and events held during Cowes Week.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 10:00am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood with one comment

Lots to see and do shoreside at Cowes Week

red arrows and yacht masts

There are a huge number of things to see and do for all the family at the 2019 Cowes Week.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 9:58am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Records broken during Rolex Fastnet Race at weekend

Fastnet Race winners EDR

Overall winner of the Rolex Fastnet Cup will be decided in the next few days when handicaps are calculated, and the remaining yachts have completed their 605nm race.

Monday, 5th August, 2019 8:59am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

400+ boats to compete in the Rolex Fastnet Race this week

Fastnet Race start line in Cowes with many yachts on the water

Started in 1925 with seven yachts setting sail from Ryde to the Fastnet Rock then on to Plymouth the Rolex Fastnet Race now attracts over 3,000 competitors in the 400-boat fleet. Watch the start this Saturday.

Wednesday, 31st July, 2019 3:09pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood with one comment

Last yachts pass the Transatlantic Race 2019 finish line

carina arriving in cowes by suzanne whitewood

Suzanne and Alan share an update on the 2019 Transatlantic Race.

Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 4:14pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

First yachts pass Cowes finish line in Transatlantic Race

Transatlantic Race 2019 Newport, RI USA to Cowes, Isle of Wight UK. Scallywag takes line honours in Cowes Isle of Wight.

Suzanne and Alan share this latest news from the 2019 Transatlantic Race which saw yachts arriving in Cowes over the weekend.

Tuesday, 9th July, 2019 8:51am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Islander Jo Richards wins top prize in Round the Island Race (and record for most cups of tea)

Jo Richards (centre) with Brian Thompson (R)

As well as winning the Gold Roman Bowl, Eeyore skipper, Jo Richards, believed he had broken his own record for the most cups of tea whilst going round the Island.

Monday, 1st July, 2019 8:49am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Transatlantic Yachts to set off from Newport, USA for Cowes this week

Wizard David and Peter Askew

The transatlantic boats will be racing from Newport to Cowes, but that's Newport, Rhode Island, USA.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 5:30pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Isle of Wight heroes recognised in Community Action Awards

Community Action award winners

Congratulations to all those recognised in the 2019 Community Action Awards.

Tuesday, 28th May, 2019 3:34pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Boats descend on Cowes for the RORC Easter Challenge

Fastnet race - suzanne whitewood

There'll be a fantastic collection of boats in Cowes this bank holiday weekend as they gather for the RORC Easter Challenge.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 9:05am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Isle of Wight young people receive High Sheriff awards for demonstrating excellence

High sheriff and young people

Eleven young Islanders were rewarded by the High sheriff for having overcome adversity and demonstrated excellence.

Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 8:59am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Nominate Isle of Wight community projects for achievements

newport scouts -

The Community Action Awards are designed to encourage community projects to promote and celebrate their achievements over the last 12 months.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 10:17am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood